The first table below looks at the demand for Electronic Trading skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronic Trading over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Trading
Rank 262 235 234
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -1
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 151 197 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.64% 0.81% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 1.06% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 153 146
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£550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18167 18542 19451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.94% 76.48% 73.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12695 12898 12907
Average daily rate £443 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 260 374
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Electronic Trading
England

Electronic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Electronic Trading Jobs Demand Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region.

Electronic Trading Daily Rate Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Electronic Trading Daily Rate Histogram in London

Electronic Trading
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region.

Electronic Trading Hourly Rate Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronic Trading within the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +18 44 £550 -2.22% 28
Canary Wharf - - - -
Electronic Trading
England

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Electronic Trading also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Electronic Trading.

1 128 (46.21%) Front Office
2 112 (40.43%) UNIX
3 110 (39.71%) Banking
4 104 (37.55%) SQL
5 99 (35.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 96 (34.66%) Java
7 94 (33.94%) Finance
8 93 (33.57%) Linux
8 93 (33.57%) Low Latency
9 87 (31.41%) Fixed Income
10 72 (25.99%) Perl
11 66 (23.83%) Investment Banking
12 62 (22.38%) TIBCO
13 60 (21.66%) Equities
14 58 (20.94%) Rendezvous
15 57 (20.58%) Python
16 54 (19.49%) C++
17 53 (19.13%) C#
18 52 (18.77%) Multithreading
19 51 (18.41%) Windows
20 49 (17.69%) Derivative
21 44 (15.88%) FIX Protocol
22 43 (15.52%) Project Management
23 39 (14.08%) Reuters
24 38 (13.72%) Oracle
25 37 (13.36%) Red Hat
25 37 (13.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 35 (12.64%) ION Trading
27 34 (12.27%) Algorithmic Trading
27 34 (12.27%) Firewall

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Electronic Trading also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Electronic Trading. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.53%) TIBCO EMS
2 3 (1.08%) Confluence
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.36%) IIS
3 1 (0.36%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (4.33%) MS Office
2 5 (1.81%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.81%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.08%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (7.22%) ION MarketView
2 10 (3.61%) RMDS
3 4 (1.44%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.36%) 3000 Xtra
Communications & Networking
1 34 (12.27%) Firewall
2 26 (9.39%) Multicast
3 8 (2.89%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.53%) LAN
4 7 (2.53%) WAN
5 6 (2.17%) HTTP
5 6 (2.17%) VPN
5 6 (2.17%) Internet
6 5 (1.81%) NetScaler
7 4 (1.44%) Extranet
7 4 (1.44%) Intranet
7 4 (1.44%) IP Telephony
7 4 (1.44%) ATM
7 4 (1.44%) H.323
8 3 (1.08%) BGP
8 3 (1.08%) Network Security
9 2 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.72%) FWSM
9 2 (0.72%) EIGRP
9 2 (0.72%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.11%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.94%) KDB
3 9 (3.25%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.17%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.08%) QlikView
7 3 (1.08%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.72%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.72%) MySQL
9 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.36%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (2.89%) JUnit
2 3 (1.08%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (1.08%) Mockito
3 2 (0.72%) WinRunner
3 2 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.72%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.72%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.72%) Subversion
3 2 (0.72%) JIRA
4 1 (0.36%) Selenium
4 1 (0.36%) jMock
4 1 (0.36%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.36%) Maven
4 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.36%) TestNG
4 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
General
1 128 (46.21%) Front Office
2 110 (39.71%) Banking
3 94 (33.94%) Finance
4 66 (23.83%) Investment Banking
5 14 (5.05%) Back Office
6 8 (2.89%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.17%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.08%) Legal
9 1 (0.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 101 (36.46%) Developer
2 73 (26.35%) Analyst
3 50 (18.05%) Java Developer
4 36 (13.00%) Support Analyst
5 34 (12.27%) Applications Support
6 25 (9.03%) Business Analyst
7 23 (8.30%) C# Developer
8 17 (6.14%) Linux Support
9 14 (5.05%) Senior Developer
10 13 (4.69%) Support Engineer
11 11 (3.97%) Applications Support Analyst
12 10 (3.61%) C++ Developer
12 10 (3.61%) Senior Java Developer
13 9 (3.25%) Project Manager
13 9 (3.25%) WPF Developer
14 8 (2.89%) Production Support Analyst
14 8 (2.89%) FX Support Analyst
15 6 (2.17%) Architect
15 6 (2.17%) Senior Analyst
15 6 (2.17%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (20.94%) Rendezvous
2 44 (15.88%) FIX Protocol
3 26 (9.39%) WPF
4 24 (8.66%) .NET
5 14 (5.05%) Middleware
6 12 (4.33%) WinForms
7 10 (3.61%) QuickFIX
8 8 (2.89%) Spring
9 7 (2.53%) HTML
9 7 (2.53%) JMS
9 7 (2.53%) XML
9 7 (2.53%) Reactive Extensions
10 6 (2.17%) .NET Framework
11 5 (1.81%) Spring Integration
12 4 (1.44%) Django
13 3 (1.08%) HTML5
14 2 (0.72%) LINQ
14 2 (0.72%) Java SE
14 2 (0.72%) WCF
14 2 (0.72%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 99 (35.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 87 (31.41%) Fixed Income
3 60 (21.66%) Equities
4 49 (17.69%) Derivative
5 20 (7.22%) Computer Science
6 14 (5.05%) Credit Derivative
7 8 (2.89%) Statistics
8 6 (2.17%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.81%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.44%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.08%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 2 (0.72%) Equity Derivative
12 2 (0.72%) Reference Data
12 2 (0.72%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.72%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.72%) Grid Computing
12 2 (0.72%) DTCC
12 2 (0.72%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 112 (40.43%) UNIX
2 93 (33.57%) Linux
3 51 (18.41%) Windows
4 37 (13.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.81%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.44%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (33.57%) Low Latency
2 52 (18.77%) Multithreading
3 43 (15.52%) Project Management
4 34 (12.27%) Algorithmic Trading
5 27 (9.75%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (9.75%) E-Commerce
6 21 (7.58%) Capacity Management
7 20 (7.22%) Change Management
8 19 (6.86%) OO
9 17 (6.14%) Risk Management
10 14 (5.05%) Workflow
10 14 (5.05%) Change Control
10 14 (5.05%) Business Analysis
11 12 (4.33%) OOD
12 11 (3.97%) UML
13 9 (3.25%) PRINCE2
13 9 (3.25%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (3.25%) Analytics
14 8 (2.89%) Migration
15 7 (2.53%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 104 (37.55%) SQL
2 96 (34.66%) Java
3 72 (25.99%) Perl
4 57 (20.58%) Python
5 54 (19.49%) C++
6 53 (19.13%) C#
7 11 (3.97%) AWK
7 11 (3.97%) Shell Script
7 11 (3.97%) C-shell
8 9 (3.25%) Bash Shell
8 9 (3.25%) C
9 8 (2.89%) Scala
10 6 (2.17%) Korn
11 5 (1.81%) VB
12 3 (1.08%) JavaScript
12 3 (1.08%) Tcl
13 2 (0.72%) C++/CLI
13 2 (0.72%) VBA
13 2 (0.72%) VC++
14 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (8.66%) Degree
2 3 (1.08%) ISEB
2 3 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.72%) HNC
3 2 (0.72%) HND
3 2 (0.72%) CCSP
3 2 (0.72%) CCNP
3 2 (0.72%) CCNA
4 1 (0.36%) CCDP
4 1 (0.36%) MCSE
4 1 (0.36%) CCIE
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.36%) RHCE
4 1 (0.36%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.17%) QA
2 4 (1.44%) EMIR
2 4 (1.44%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 9 (3.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.81%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (10.11%) ITRS Geneos
2 5 (1.81%) Tivoli
2 5 (1.81%) BMC PATROL
2 5 (1.81%) Nagios
3 1 (0.36%) BMC Marimba
3 1 (0.36%) SCCM
3 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 62 (22.38%) TIBCO
2 39 (14.08%) Reuters
3 38 (13.72%) Oracle
4 37 (13.36%) Red Hat
5 35 (12.64%) ION Trading
6 32 (11.55%) MarketAxess
7 22 (7.94%) Bloomberg
8 20 (7.22%) Sybase
9 19 (6.86%) eSpeed
10 15 (5.42%) 29West
11 9 (3.25%) Tradeweb
11 9 (3.25%) Microsoft
12 6 (2.17%) Cisco
12 6 (2.17%) Trayport
13 4 (1.44%) Syncfusion
14 3 (1.08%) DevExpress
15 2 (0.72%) Juniper
15 2 (0.72%) Fidessa
15 2 (0.72%) Perforce
16 1 (0.36%) VMware
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